September 2019

The Demon of Melancholy

Romano Guardini, Catholic priest, professor, and author, digs up the roots of depression.

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Clarifying the Virtues and Limits of Nationalism

Randall B. Smith, Scanlan Endowed Professor of Moral Theology at UST Houston, explores how the Catholic Church can understand its role among the nations. 

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Charles Taylor Queried

Anthony Sciglitano, Seton Hall Associate Professor in Religion, asks whether Catholic theology really has an ally in Charles Taylor.

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We're Not Mystics

Chase Padusniak, PhD candidate in Princeton's English Department, deepens Rahner’s line on mysticism.

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You Gotta Confront Who You Are!

Travis Lacy, ND PhD Candidate in Systematic Theology, confronts the unsettling reality of monastic prayer.

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Protestant Fiction Needs the Catholic Imagination

Jessica Hooten Wilson, Associate Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at John Brown University, shares some ideas on how to improve Protestant fiction. 

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The Empty Exalted Cross's Paradoxical Power

Andrea Peecher, ND MTS student, draws on ancient sources to explain the meaning of the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross.

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Discernment for the Postmodern Condition

William Watson, SJ, director of the Sacred Story Institute, explains how discernment can help us navigate an age of cultural meltdown. 

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What Is the Catholic Imagination?

Michael Murphy, Director of the Hank Center at Loyola University Chicago, invites you to reexamine a hotly debated notion. 

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Once Upon a Time of Violence

David Griffith, writer and educator, ponders the ties between real and on-screen violence with the help of Tarantino's latest film.

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The Hazards of Online Faith-Writing

Amy Welborn, author of over two dozen books on Catholic spirituality, warns about the dangers of burnout in faith-writing.

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